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Geography - California

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This is where Maven will be posting pictures and maps of places in California that have been utilized in the movies!

The Oakland Bay Bridge
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Underconstruction in 1936

 
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This is the Oakland Bay Bridge that
Charlie Chan flew over early in 
Charlie Chan's Secret (1936) in a Pan
American Airways Phillipine Clipper
 
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The Golden Gate International Exposition
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aka as Treasure Island

 
 
This is the Golden Gate Internasional
Exposition in San Francisco's Treasure
Island, scene for most of Charlie Chan
at Treasure Island (1939).
 
 

A Map of The Golden Gate
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International Exposition

A List of What is at The Golden Gate
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International Exposition

And then we come to Sam Spade and The Maltese Falcon (1941)!
 
Here is a map of Downtown San Francisco that you can use reading the book, watching the tape/DVD or using it if you get lucky enough to tarvel to "Frisco"!

A Map to Sam Spade's
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San Francisco

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